EAI vacancy: Policy Analyst

Role Profile: Policy Analyst

EAI is currently seeking to recruit a policy analyst to its team. This is a new position.

What is the purpose of this Role?

This position is responsible for providing analytical expertise and support to the Senior Advisor, Chief Executive and the organisation to develop its policy and wider strategic agenda.

This will be done through structured research and analysis of developments in energy and related policy and markets, prioritising key themes at the direction of the Senior Advisor, and presentation of results and agreed positions to appropriate audiences.

Responsibilities: What are you expected to do?

Policy analysis process – researching areas of interest to the sector and developing industry focused analyses of issues of strategic relevance for the sector in the short, medium and longer terms

Working closely with the Senior Advisor and Chief Executive, research and evaluate targeted new and existing policies, programmes and measures at EU and government level in RoI and NI.

Ensure a high quality of analyses to lend support to and enhance the reputation of the Association.

Identify and /or independently develop and document evidence to support policy positions,
consultations responses and external communications.

Be alert to upcoming policy and market issues and trends of strategic interest to the sector and flag appropriately.

The role will provide support to facilitate key insights by the CEO, Senior Advisor and members on key current and future policy issues.

Communications and advocacy - presenting industry viewpoints to and influencing key audiences (including stakeholder planning)

Engage with the membership in a manner that supports the Association identify individual
strategic, commercial and policy concerns.

Support the membership in their engagement with the Eurelectric structure of expertise, in
particular through addressing all statistical queries.

Provide supporting analyses to assist in the drafting of EAI policy positions and consultation

Support the M&C Officer by providing necessary inputs and materials for forums and workshops.

Represent EAI at relevant national and international forums and provide insight and content which enhances the organization’s reputation as a thought leader in the area.

Budget Control -both income and expenditure

Assist in the relevant areas to ensure income and expenditure is appropriately managed and

Membership recruitment - expansion of full and associate membership to facilitate recruitment

Provide support to the CEO in attracting, recruiting and on-boarding new members.

Skills, Competence & Experience necessary

• Have an understanding of EU energy markets and regulation, in particular in relation to the all-Ireland Single Electricity Market (SEM). Knowledge of the GB market would be an advantage.

• Have an understanding of energy and climate policy issues within the EU, Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland relevant to the sector

• Ability to analyse and evaluate policy materials, identify core elements and assess impacts

• Have an ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal form

• Ability to work effectively and efficiently and deliver to sometimes pressurised timelines

How to apply

Policy Analyst Specification (PDF)

Please send a copy of your CV to stephen.douglas@eaireland.com

If you have any queries please contact EAI on T: +353 1 5241045.